60 "First/Early in the Game Dates" restaurants in London.
Humble Chicken is an all-action yakitori bar in Soho where you’ll pair perfect skewers with ice-cold beer.
Our go-to wine bar in Waterloo, Unwined is perfect for a by-the-glass first date situation or a cosy little catch-up.
A moody little drinking den in Kentish Town, Tabac is perfect for a date night or a charming catch-up over cheese.
A beach-style bar with a feel-good roof terrace, Chiringuito is a great shout for a drink in Bethnal Green.
Home to one of London’s best negronis, Goldfinch is a great little cocktail bar in Tooting.
An excellent Singaporean kopitiam right in the heart of the buzz of Borough Market.
A laid-back brunch spot in Tooting, Juliets is lowkey serving some of the best food in London.
Footnote is a spacious coffee spot on Wilton Way in Hackney that makes a great option for catching up with friends.
Tokyo Pizza is a casual underground pizza spot on Maida Vale, serving Japanese-inspired pizza toppings and some very tasty salads.
The Soho branch of popular handmade pasta spot Bancone is serving the same great food as the original, in a bigger and better space.
Satan’s Whiskers is a hip hop heavy cocktail bar in Bethnal Green, ideal for the start of a late night, or a date night.
Theo’s second location in Elephant and Castle is bigger and brighter, and the pizzas and chilli sauce are just as good.
Legare is a small and simple Italian restaurant in Tower Bridge making excellent pasta and decent antipasti.
Officina 00 is a super-useful Old Street restaurant with a cool, laidback feel, serving affordable handmade pastas.